Survey: Online games can bring longer friendships and even life mates to players

According tomedia reports, online games are now a favorite pastime for many people, for some people, it may also bring life-long contact between friendship, become a couple or even into the marriage hall. According to a recent survey by PubNub, it is not uncommon for all kinds of relationships to blossom through this common interest.

Survey: Online games can bring longer friendships and even life mates to players

In a survey of 500 gamers, PubNub found that 36 percent of respondents made a lifelong friend by chatting when playing games;

Survey: Online games can bring longer friendships and even life mates to players

In addition, even 8 percent said they found a life partner or partner by chatting while playing games, while 10 percent even admitted to having an extramarital affair caused by a game chat.

Monika Jurczy ska, a lifelong player and graphic designer, met her boyfriend five years ago while playing “Quake Live.” “I moved to Finland with him and now we live together. We’re strong, we’re never going to meet without the game chat feature, and we’re not going to have a connection like this,” she says.

Whether or not the game provides a voice chat infrastructure will also affect its overall success, with more than 33% of players saying that good chat will have an impact on their likelihood of playing the game.